Simplicity Sometimes Wins

The beauty of this face cloth is in its simplicity. This is in stockinette with a garter/seed stitch border. The yarn is 100 percent cotton. I love the feel of this yarn. The name of this yarn is Luna and it’s by Cascade Yarn.

I do still love the intricate fair isle or big chunky cables. But, sometimes simplicity wins. img_0608


FO (finished objects) Friday

I’m a little behind schedule. Here is pair #7 in 2016. The yarn is Regia in Jeans Style colorway and the pattern is a generic toe up, short row heel pattern from

I did a roll cuff like the Rose City Roller pattern by Mara Catherine Byner and I made them crew length. Next up is the Rose City Roller ankle length.



Pair #6 Is For A Special Friend

My friend Bob was visiting and saw me knitting a sock. He asked me to knit him a pair. Sure, I said. What color? My heart skipped a beat when he said “black”. I remember a tip I got from an experienced knitter in my group. She said, when you’re learning something new, a stitch, a technique, whatever, do not use a dark colored yarn. 

So, black yarn on size 2 needles scared me. My knitting buddies said ” just say no”. I knew I couldn’t do that. This was for my good friend Bob. Anyway, I love to challenge myself. 

My other half and I I went out on a Sunday to buy some yarn. We went to Holda Fiber Arts located at 4468 Middle Country Rd in Calverton. I wound up buying a gray wool yarn that Jen (the proprietor) dyed herself. I also picked up Regia’s pairfect sock yarn. That’s the yarn that guarantees both socks will knit up identically. Cannot wait to use it. Sheep to sweater and everything in between. 

Here they are. 

This will be my first time using Eucalan